50 Miller & Martin Attorneys Named Best Lawyers In America

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

Miller & Martin announced that 50 of its attorneys have been named to the 2014 edition of Best Lawyers, the oldest and most respected peer-review publication in the legal profession.

ATLANTA

Charles A. Brake - Real Estate Law

T. Kennerly Carroll, Jr. - Banking & Finance Law

Bryan M. Cavan - Litigation – Construction

Luther C. Curtis - Real Estate Law

Charles W. Forlidas - Litigation - Intellectual Property

Daniel P. Griffin - Criminal Defense: White-Collar

Shelby R. Grubbs - Commercial Litigation

Michael P. Marshall, Jr. - Banking and Finance Law

Christopher E. Parker - Litigation - Labor & Employment

T. Clayton Walts - Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

David C. Whitlock - Immigration Law

CHATTANOOGA

Donald J. Aho - Bet-the-Company Litigation; Commercial Litigation; Litigation – Securities

Evan A. Allison - Real Estate Law

Roger D. Bailey, Jr. - Mergers & Acquisitions Law

John R. Bode - Employment Law – Management; Labor Law – Management; Litigation – Labor & Employment

Edward N. Boehm - Antitrust Law

William L. Brown – Arbitration; Mediation; Personal Injury Litigation

Christie Kizer Burbank - Health Care Law

Christopher A. Crevasse - Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law

Richard D. Crotteau - Real Estate Law

Robert L. Dann - Real Estate Law

Mark Degler - Corporate Law

Roger W. Dickson – Arbitration; Bet-the-Company Litigation; Commercial Litigation; Mediation

Marcia Meredith Eason - Litigation – Banking and Finance; Product Liability Litigation

Gary D. Gerbitz - Criminal Defense: Non-White-Collar; Criminal Defense: White-Collar

Leah M. Gerbitz - Mass Tort Litigation/Class Actions; Product Liability Litigation

James M. Haley, IV - Banking & Finance Law; Real Estate Law; Securitization & Structured Finance Law

R. Alston Hamilton - Corporate Law

Thomas L. Hayslett, III - Real Estate Law

John F. Henry, Jr. - Mergers & Acquisitions Law

Brian E. Humphrey - Construction Law; Real Estate Law

E. Mattias Jannerbo - Mergers & Acquisitions Law

Jonathan F. Kent - Corporate Law; Leveraged Buyouts & Private Equity Law; Mergers & Acquisitions Law

Charles B. Lee - Employment Law – Management; Labor Law – Management; Litigation – Labor & Employment

Howard I. Levine - Health Care Law

Allen L. McCallie - Real Estate Law

W. Scott McGinness, Jr. - Corporate Law; Securities/Capital Markets Law

Donald E. Morton - Employee Benefits (ERISA) Law; Trusts and Estates

Ansley T. Moses - Tax Law

J. Patrick Murphy - Banking & Finance Law; Corporate Law

Ward W. Nelson - Health Care Law

Richard C. Rose - Health Care Law; Litigation – Construction

Hugh F. Sharber - Corporate Law

Carlos C. Smith - Antitrust Law; Corporate Law; Energy Law; Litigation – Antitrust

Alfred E. Smith, Jr. - Public Finance Law

Stephen John Stark - Litigation - Intellectual Property; Patent Law; Trademark Law

C. Crews Townsend - Bet-the-Company Litigation; Commercial Litigation; Product Liability Litigation

William G. Trumpeter - Employment Law – Management; Labor Law – Management; Litigation - Labor & Employment

Franklin M. Williams - Mergers & Acquisitions Law

W. Randall Wilson - Bet-the-Company Litigation; Commercial Litigation; Litigation – Construction; Personal Injury Litigation

Since it was first published in 1983, Best Lawyers has become universally regarded as the definitive guide to legal excellence. Because Best Lawyers is based on an exhaustive peer-review survey in which more than 36,000 leading attorneys cast almost 4.4 million votes on the legal abilities of other lawyers in their practice areas, and because lawyers are not required or allowed to pay a fee to be listed, inclusion in Best Lawyers is considered a singular honor. Corporate Counsel Magazine has called Best Lawyers “the most respected referral list of attorneys in practice.”


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